The Pub Podcast! Barcelona Title No 11 - Is Nadal becoming unbeatable? Pliskova wins in Stuttgart & Cash shares Vandeweghe's clay court secrets
After clinching his second 'undecima' of the season in Barcelona following yet another week of straight sets victories, David & Catherine meet in the pub to ponder what the miracle formula might be to muster a challenge to the King of Clay. Is Nadal's lack of competition hurting men's tennis? And how annoyed are we allowed to be at Roger Federer for denying us the chance to see the rivals face off on clay once more.
Karolina Pliskova's Stuttgart win is also discussed, as is the surprise clay court form of her final opponent Coco Vandeweghe. Via the revolutionary medium of whatsapp, David is even able to share first hand secrets from Vandeweghe's coach, 1987 Wimbledon winner Pat Cash.
There is talk of Dan Evans' return to action in Scotstoun (correct pronunciation clarified herein) following his 12 months drugs ban, and the 'cockle-warming' reunion of Stan Wawrinka with his former coach Magnus Norman. we trail the upcoming fly-on-the-wall HBO documentary about Serena Williams.
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